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Innovation Center at The New School

October, 2015
Some of the halls in The New School’s Innovation Center are lined with desks and stools on wheels, so they can easily be pushed together for group study

Located in downtown Manhattan, the 23,000-square-foot Innovation Center at The New School is an AV-intensive facility that’s open 24/7.

The flexible space has become a hub for collaborative, cross-disciplinary learning for the institution’s nearly 10,000 students, who are spread out on a fragmented urban campus.

Researcher brings credibility to campus police reform

October, 2015
Robin Engel, University of Cincinnati’s new vice president for safety and reform.

Criminal justice professor and public safety expert Robin Engel’s extensive background working with both law enforcement and community advocates should give plenty of credibility to her leadership of the police reform initiative launched by University of Cincinnati after an officer-involved shooting near campus this summer.

Academic institutions are under cyber attack

October, 2015

Academia’s cyber preparedness (or lack thereof) has received less media attention than that of certain retailers and financial institutions, but nonetheless the cyber risks confronting universities are pervasive and alarming. Consider recent breaches suffered by educational institutions.

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How the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is living a culture of Sustainability

October, 2015

The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh has been recognized as the thirdgreenest college in America — and the greenest college in Wisconsin — by the Sierra Club, the largest grassroots environmental organization in the country. The Sierra Club noted the university’s success in water and energy conservation, wind-powered electricity and recycling.

The Millennial Mindset: How Colleges Can Accelerate the Career Prep Process

September, 2015

Barnes & Noble College and Why Millennials Matter recently partnered for a study that explored topics such as internships, career choice and influencers, the job search process, career expectations, and perceptions about what skills and experiences are desired by companies today.

Expecting the Unexpected

September, 2015
Chuck McGinnis

Ten years ago Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans and many other Gulf coast communities. Homes destroyed. Businesses underwater. Tulane University’s uptown and downtown campuses were flooded, dispersing students, faculty and staff around the country. Yet, within months the university opened its doors to more than 12,000 students and 5,000 faculty and staff for the spring semester.

Buildings Almost as Smart as the Students Inside

June, 2015
OSU's approach to economic, environmental and operational efficiency builds upon the system’s reputation for industry-leading education and research.

Oklahoma State University understands energy efficiency. Since 2010, upgrades to lighting, roofs, windows and HVAC technologies have improved learning environments and saved millions. Updates to the chilled water plant will help meet the cooling needs of the ever-growing campus, and their latest research facility even saves money with integrated energy and air flow management technologies.